feedback welcome


From Psychiatrynet

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to:navigation, search
[draft revision][draft revision]
(Redirected page to Trazodone-citalopram)
Line 1: Line 1:
#redirect [[Trazodone-citalopram]]
{{ Drugswitch
| from = trazodone
| to = escitalopram
| stop =
* '''Before day 1:''' gradually reduce dosage of trazodone to a maximum of 150 mg/day, when this dosage is > 150 mg/day.
* '''Day 1:''' reduce dosage of trazodone to 75-100 mg/day.
* '''Day 8:''' stop administration of trazodone.
| start =
* A wash-out period is not necessary, but care is needed.
* '''Day 8:''' start administration of escitalopram in a normal dosage of 10 mg/day.
| info =
* Occurrence of serotonin syndrome is theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
* Escitalopram is a weak inhibitor of CYP2D6, which metabolizes trazodone.
* The content of trazodone in the tablet, for example 100 mg or 150 mg, determines which exact doses are given. 

Revision as of 22:54, 4 March 2010

Type Antidepressant
Group other
Medscape Trazodone
PubChem 5533
PubMed Trazodone
Kompas (Dutch) Trazodone
Wikipedia Trazodone
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram

Switch medication from trazodone to escitalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop trazodone
Eenrichtingbord.png Start escitalopram
Infobord.png More information
The editors of take the greatest care to provide up-to-date and accurate information on this site. Nevertheless, mistakes and omissions cannot be entirely excluded. No rights devolve from the information provided. The editors and other providers of information to this site accept no responsibility for the content of this site or for the information provided therein; neither do they accept responsibility for possible damages which may derive from the use of the information on this site or from the linked sites. The editorial board accepts no responsibility for the content of the (linked) sites, for access to them, or for the products and services on these sites, nor for the occurrence of errors, viruses, and/or disruptions in service.